Blueberry/Goatcheese Pie

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John Myers

By
@jmyers3625

My Grandmother in West Virginia used to make this pie every year in the summertime for family reunions. It was always one of my favorites!

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Serves:
about 8
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
45 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

CRUST

2 c
all purpose flour
1/2-3/4 c
cold butter
1 Tbsp
sugar
1/8 tsp
salt
7 Tbsp
cold water

FILLING

1/2 c
goat cheese
1/2 c
heavy cream
1 large
egg
1/2 c
brown sugar
1/4 c
all purpose flour
1/8 tsp
salt
1 Tbsp
finely chopped fresh basil
3 pt
fresh blueberries

TOPPING

1 c
sliced almonds
1/2 c
sugar
1/3 c
butter

Step-By-Step

1For the crust:
Combine the flour, butter, sugar and salt in a large bowl. Work with your fingers gathering and crumbling until you have a crumbly mixture, about the size of peas.
2In small amounts, slowly add cold water, gently incorporating by hand. As soon as the dough comes together in a ball, wrap in plastic wrap and chill for 30 minutes.
3For the Filling:
Preheat oven to 350. Mix the goat cheese, heavy cream, egg, brown sugar, flour, salt and basil together in a bowl. Add the blueberries and mix to the desired texture.
4For the Topping:
Melt butter and mix with almonds and sugar, set aside.
5Roll out the dough and place in a 9 1/2" pie pan (deep dish). Pour the filling into the crust and sprinkle the topping over the top. Bake 45 minutes, rotating the pie halfway through. the pie will be runny but will set up overnight in the fridge.

About Blueberry/Goatcheese Pie

Course/Dish: Pies
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy
Hashtags: #goatcheese, #blueberry